Group Leadership Team

 

Lisa Corey 

Owner/President

Joining J&L with 26 years in the Aerospace Investment Castings Industry, Lisa joined J&L in 1997 bringing with her a procedures-based discipline. Lisa brought J&L through it's initial ISO certification in the year 2000, and grew the HR/finance/IT organization into a scalable entity that could support growth at J&L.


Larry Corey

Owner/Founder

With 15 yrs experience in the Aerospace Investment Castings Industry, Larry founded J&L in 1990 on the philosophy of precision performance and production with a vision of building a world class layout inspection and finishing company. Larry grew J&L from a garage-based business to a fast growing company employing 40 workers in Indiana. Larry studied business at Purdue North Central in 1998.


 

Curt Elliott
General Manager

Curt Elliott has worked in the aerospace industry for over 27 years, and joined J&L after 13 years of holding titles as Master Scheduler, Wax Supervisor, Finishing Supervisor, Weld Supervisor, Area Leader, and Business Center Manager. Since 1998, Curt has served in a variety of positions, promoted to General Manager in 2011, overseeing the entire plant operations including finishing and layout inspection services.


David Dykstra
Chief Financial Officer

After earning an MBA from the University of Chicago, and his CPA accreditation in 1985, Dave’s career began in his native Chicago for Peat Marwick Mitchell. He gained further experience in Finance for the likes of William Wrigley, Jr. Co. and Ameritech before becoming the CFO for Vickers Engineering, Inc. Since late 2011, Dave has held the position of CFO for J&L Dimensional Services, overseeing the development of a robust IT platform, financial reporting, forecasting and strategic financial planning. Currently, Dave is an Advisor to the School of Business for Southwestern Michigan College. 



Tom Carr

Vice President - Sales

Tom comes to J&L Dimensional after serving as Sales Manager for Groholski Manufacturing Solutions; a design and engineering firm serving the Food, Automotive and Pharmaceutical industries. Tom joins J&L with 25 years of prior sales and marketing experience in National Account Sales positions and broker management for Georgia–Pacific consumer products, M&M/Mars, Inc, and Nabisco. Tom graduated Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

 


 

Steve Kraus
Lab Manager

Steve has over 35 years experience in the aerospace industry, with 25 years in the Quality / Inspection field. Steve has been with J&L from its beginning and joined J&L full time in 1995 as Quality Manager / Inspection Manager. He is responsible for the Quality system operations and oversees the layout inspection daily operations.

 

Brian Cassada 
Layout Department Manager
 

Brian joins J&L Dimensional with over 12 years of aerospace and military experience.  Brian brings years of experience in Quality, Project Management, Process Improvement and leadership to the J&L team.  Brian is a former US Air Force officer and graduate of the United States Air Force Academy.  Brian also serves as the senior pastor for LifePoint Baptist Church in Portage, IN..